Wenn V. Deramas - News Poster

News

Review: Wenn Deramas' This Guy's In Love With U Mare!

There is this one particular scene in Wenn Deramas' This Guy's in Love with U Mare! That sums up the film's curious and confused take on gender politics. Lester (Vice Ganda) and Gemma (Toni Gonzaga) arrive at a comedy club. True to the culture of local comedy clubs, the trio, composed of two tactless gays and a similarly crude woman, hosting the night's program suddenly take turns in pouncing on the club's new guests with supposedly funny insults. Their specific target is Lester, whose fervent pretensions of being a heterosexual male are not very effective against the hosts' especially keen senses. In unison, the hosts naughtily chant "bakla," (a derogatory term for gays) generating much laughter from the audience at the expense of poor Lester....
See full article at Screen Anarchy »

2011 Metro Manila Film Festival Controversies: Jennylyn Mercado Omission, Dolphy Wins

The Metro Manila Film Festival has a history of controversies. This year's edition, its 37th, has been no different, as a number of complaints followed the choices made by the Metro Manila festival's 11-member jury, which included a bus driver, a teacher, a student, and a housewife. Topmost among those, reports the inquirer.net, were negative comments about the omission from the roster of nominees of two people involved in the making of the feminist period drama Rosario: actor-turned-director Albert Martinez and, especially, star Jennylyn Mercado (photo). Director Wenn V. Deramas and lead actress Ai-Ai delas Alas won in their respective categories for the comedy Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last Na 'To) at a ceremony held last Sunday evening. The other Best Actress nominees were Marian Rivera for Super Inday and the Golden Bibe and Carla Abellana for the omnibus horror film Shake, Rattle and Roll Xii. Another controversy
See full article at Alt Film Guide »

Metro Manila Film Festival 2011 Box Office: Dolphy's Controversial Father Jejemon Flops on Christmas

Toplining popular Filipino players Ramon 'Bong' Revilla and Vic Sotto, Tony Reyes' Si Agimat at si Enteng Kabisote was the top box-office grosser on the first day of the 2010/2011 Metro Manila Film Festival, according to philstar.com. Si Agimat at si Enteng Kabisote took in P31m ($705k) on Dec. 25. It was followed by the Ai-Ai delas Alas comedy Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last Na 'To!), which swept the Metro Manila Film Festival awards. Directed by Wenn V. Deramas, the third installment in the Ang Tanging Ina Mo series earned P20m ($455k). In third place was the Kris Aquino horror vehicle Dalaw with P12.5m ($284k), followed by another horror effort, Shake, Rattle & Roll Xii, with P11.8m ($268k), and the 3D animated feature RPG: Metanoia with P5.1m ($116k). At no. 6, Super Inday and the Golden Bibe, starring Marian Rivera and John Lapus, collected P4.7 million ($107k
See full article at Alt Film Guide »

Metro Manila Film Festival Awards: Comedy Rules

Directed by Wenn V. Deramas and starring comedienne Ai-Ai delas Alas, Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last Na 'To) topped the 2010/2011 Metro Manila Film Festival Awards. The third and reportedly last feature in the Ang Tanging Ina Mo comedy series, Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last Na 'To) won a total of eight awards, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress (delas Alas), Best Supporting Actress (Eugene Domingo), and Best Screenplay (Mel del Rosario). [List of 2011 Metro Manila Film Festival winners.] In Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last Na 'To), delas Alas plays a woman who, following a freak accident (she falls off a roof), is told she has only about eight months to live. After slapping her doctor, she goes nearly nuts when she starts having visions of her ex-husbands. And how will she tell the sad news to her children? Upon accepting her Best Actress award, Ai-Ai delas Alas joked that [...]
See full article at Alt Film Guide »

2011 Metro Manila Film Festival Winners

Metro Manila Film Festival Awards: Comedy Rules Best Picture: Ang Tanging Ina Mo, (Last Na 'To!) 2nd Best Picture: Rosario 3rd Best Picture: RPG Metanoia Best Director: Wenn V. Deramas, Ang Tanging Ina Mo, (Last Na 'To!) Best Actress: Ai-Ai delas Alas, Ang Tanging Ina Mo, (Last Na 'To!) Best Actor: Dolphy, Father Jejemon Best Supporting Actress: Eugene Domingo, Ang Tanging Ina Mo, (Last Na 'To!) Best Supporting Actor: Dolphy, Rosario Best Screenplay: Mel del Rosario, Ang Tanging Ina Mo, (Last Na 'To!) Best Cinematography: Carlo Mendoza, Rosario Best Editing: John Wong, Rosario Best Musical Score: Jesse Lasatem, Ang Tanging Ina Mo, (Last Na 'To!) Best Theme Song: "Kaya Ko", RPG Metanoia Best Production Design: Joel Luna and Miki Hahn, Rosario Best Sound Recording: Ambient Media, RPG Metanoia and Ditoy Aguila, Super Inday and the Golden Bibe Best Visual Effects: Rico Gutierrez and Co., Si Agimat at si Enteng Kabisote
See full article at Alt Film Guide »

See also

Credited With | External Sites